Fannie G. Ledlow

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Fannie G. Ledlow died Sunday, March 21, 2010, at Heritage House Retirement Center. She was 87.

An Alabama native, Mrs. Ledlow had lived in Vicksburg for more than 60 years. She was of the Methodist faith and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Acacia Chapter.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ira and Sara Griffin; her husband, Robert Ledlow; a brother, Ira Aubrey Griffin; and three sisters, Christine Girard, Kathleen Crouse and Mellie Harris.

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Survivors include two daughters, Betty Rushing of Vicksburg and Linda Jacobs of Port Angeles, Wash.; four sons, John D. Ledlow of Vicksburg, Robert A. Ledlow of Yukon, Okla., Phillip Ledlow of Pensacola, Fla., and Paul Ledlow of Cascade, Iowa; two brothers, Phares Griffin of Vicksburg and Johnny R. Griffin of Redwood; and 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Glenwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Skipper Maxwell officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Jacob Ledlow, Joel Ledlow, Phillip Rushing, Patrick Rushing, Austin Ledlow and Clay Griffin.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Walter Johnston and David Crouse Sr.